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Broadcom Trident Delivers Disruptive Economics Enterprise
Broadcom Trident 4 Delivers Disruptive Economics for Enterprise Data Center and Campus Networks
07.09.2019 News

Broadcom announced sampling of its StrataXGS® Trident 4 BCM56880 switch series, delivering the industry’s highest Ethernet switching performance combined with compiler-programmable packet processing and telemetry...

Circuit monitors ac-power loss
Circuit monitors ac-power loss
07.08.2019 Circuits

The circuit provides a simple, nonvolatile means of monitoring critical ac-power failures. Monitoring the power is important in such systems as heating and refrigeration, in which damage can occur if the ac power goes down for an extended period...

AKM releases World-Class High-Precision Tri-Axis Magnetic
AKM releases World-Class High-Precision Tri-Axis Magnetic Sensor
07.08.2019 News

Asahi Kasei Microdevices begins mass production in July of the AK09940, a general-purpose, digital output, tri-axis magnetic sensor IC with world-class ultra-low noise and ultra-low power consumption using TMR technology...

Raspberry Pi Provides PC-Like Performance 35
Raspberry Pi 4 Provides PC-Like Performance for $35 with 1GB RAM
07.04.2019 News

Raspberry Pi 4 is now on sale, starting at $35. This is a comprehensive upgrade, touching almost every element of the platform. Raspberry Pi 4 provides a PC-like level of performance for most users...

Automotive Constant Current Regulated LED Driver
Automotive Constant Current Regulated LED Driver - TSCR400CX6H, TSCR402CX6H
07.04.2019 News

The TSCR400 & TSCR402 are High-Side Constant Current Regulator designed by Taiwan Semiconductor for linear LED driving...

AKM develops high-quality low-power 4-ch converter
AKM develops a high-quality low-power 4-ch A/D converter for multi-microphone recording
07.04.2019 News

Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) has developed a low-power 4-channel 32-bit A/D converter with integrated low-noise microphone amplifiers. It includes digital signal processing blocks, such as filtering and level control, that are required for a digital microphone input...

Simple analog circuit provides voltage clipping
Simple analog circuit provides voltage clipping and dc shifting for flash ADC
07.03.2019 Circuits

Many flash ADCs, such as Texas Instruments' ADC1175, have a recommended operating input-voltage range of 0.6 to 2.6 V. However, in some applications, you must convert a symmetrical analog-input signal...

New Vishay Intertechnology Varistors Offers Ultra
New Vishay Intertechnology Varistors Offers Ultra Surge Capability to 13 kA, UL-Certified Operation Up to +125 °C
07.03.2019 News

Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new series of VDR metal oxide varistors (MOV) certified for operation up to +125 °C in accordance with UL 1449 edition 4, VDE/IEC 61051-1/2...

Ricoh Electronic Devices Launches Buck DC
Ricoh Electronic Devices Launches Buck DC/DC Converters Featuring Ultra-low Output Voltage and Ultra-low Quiescent Current for IoT Devices
07.02.2019 News

Ricoh Electronic Devices launched RP516 and RP517 series, buck DC/DC converters featuring ultra-low output voltage (0.3 V to 1.2 V) and ultra-low quiescent current (typically 0.3 µA)...

Current source makes novel Class buffer
Current source makes novel Class A buffer
07.01.2019 Circuits

The basis for this Design Idea is a classic two-transistor current source. Current through R1 depends only on the VBE (base-emitter voltage) of Q2 and on the value of R1 itself...